Celebrating the extraordinary popularity of the Year in Art series, this book presents masterpieces of art from the ancient world to the modern day in a beautifully designed gift book. Featuring an attractive new format and a selection of the best of the first two volumes in the A Year in Art series, this book includes 365 works of art, from Renaissance paintings to modern art masterpieces, from Medieval art to Picasso, and from Russian icons to Chagall. Imagine 365 masterpieces of art from around the world at your fingertips. That's what readers will find as they turn the pages day after day to discover a full-page exquisitely reproduced artwork from a variety of eras, genres, and media. Further enhancing these pages are quotations to ponder, surprise, and delight. This book also serves as a perpetual calendar and opposite the color illustrations there is plenty of space to record birthdays, anniversaries, and other important dates as well as personal notes and reflections. As functional as it is beautiful, this book's global and historical collection of images makes the perfect gift for lovers of art and will offer inspiration every day of the year.